Just like human babies, the young Saccopteryx bilineata bat babbles as part of its initial language learning phase.
A new study reveals a link between vocal characteristics and individual personality traits. Those with deeper voices were more dominant, extroverted, and tended to rank higher in sociosexuality. Researchers found no difference between men and women.
A new brain-computer interface could help thousands of people with neurodegenerative disorders and spinal cord injuries the ability to regain communication skills. The BCI, in combination with a machine learning algorithm, can generate words on a screen, based on a person thinking about writing the word.
Twins lag behind single-born children when it comes to language development and hand gestures. However, female twins develop communication skills slightly faster than male twins.
A newly developed artificial intelligence algorithm can accurately detect sarcasm in comments written on social media platforms.
While gossiping generally has negative connotations, a new study says gossiping can be a rich and multifaceted form of communication. Gossip can help to build social connections and improve indirect understanding about the world.
Over the years, many people have reported their pets can communicate with them. There are numerous videos online "demonstrating" animal communication. Researchers investigate whether our pets really can understand what we are saying and communicate back with us.
Researchers report they have successfully translated the structure of a spider's web into music. The new study could provide new avenues for the development of 3D printing technologies and novel musical compositions. The findings also shed light on cross-species communication.
When people hear screams of excited happiness, they tend to confuse the emotion with fear. Researchers say the bias toward categorizing excited and joyfully screams as fear has evolutionary roots.